Cephalexin is oral suspension medication prescribed by veterinarians to treat a variety of bacterial infections found in your dog's soft tissue, skin, and genitourinary tract. This FDA-approved liquid medication can be given to your dog with or without food and may also help to prevent secondary infections. Customers may receive this drug under the names Keflex, Keftab, Zartan, Daxbia.
Cephalexin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is used to treat susceptible bacterial infections throughout the body.
Possible Side Effects
Lack of appetite, vomiting, or diarrhea may occur. Some pets may experience drooling, rapid breathing, rashes, excitability, or high fever but this is rare. Other side effects are possible, so alert your veterinarian immediately if you notice any unusual symptoms or behaviors.
Drug & Food Interactions
Aminoglycosides, Amphotericin B, and Probenicid may interact with Cephalexin. Other drug interactions may occur. Always tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements your pet is taking before starting Cephalexin.
Do not use in animals who are allergic to this class of antibiotics. Do not give Cephalexin to animals who are allergic to hypersensitive penicillins as they may have an adverse reaction. Use is not recommended in pregnant or lactating animals.
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Also available in capsules.
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